Dolphin Bay

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Stones
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
3
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks

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Description: 

Dolphin bay is a beach break on a stoney/rocky beach, located on the east side of the White Rock Point. Dolphin Bay picks up plenty of swell and has several peaks with both right and left handers. The wave punchy and fun, usually uncrowded. Best for advanced to expert surfers.
 

Directions: 
From Featherston drive east on Revans Street out of town on State Highway 53, then turn right to continue on State Highway 53 to Martinborough. At Martinborough turn right at the main square onto Jellicoe Street. Just out of town turn left onto White Rock Road. Continue all the way out to the coast and turn left. White Rock point is right in front of you. Its then a walk over the hill to the other side of the point. From Wellington take State Highway 2 north, out throught Upper Hutt, along to Featherston. Then follow directions from Featherston. Approx 2100mins from Wellington to Seconds. From Masterton take State Highway 2 south, through Carterton and Greytown, along to Featherston. Then follow directions from Featherston. Approx 180mins from Masterton to Seconds.
Nearest Town: 
Martinborough
Nearest City: 
Featherston
Travel Time from City: 
150mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Dolphin-Bay
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